Policy Initiatives

Policy Issues in Nevada Education journal cover

The College of Education is committed to engaging in research and evaluation efforts that align with contemporary legislative issues. Outputs of these efforts are periodically presented to Nevada legislators to help inform work concerning education-related issues.

If you’d like to request expert testimony or information on a particular issue relating to our areas of expertise, contact Dr. Brad Marianno, Director for the Center for Research, Evaluation and Assessment.

College of Education faculty/students produced eight policy papers on key legislative issues related to education and wraparound services during the 2021 Nevada Legislative Session. These papers are presented to legislators and community stakeholders in advance of the session in order to provide non-partisan research and key conclusions.

The full journal and summaries of each of the topics are available for review and download online.

2019 Policy Papers

College of Education faculty/students produced six policy papers on key legislative issues related to education and wraparound services during the 2019 Nevada Legislative Session. These papers are presented to legislators and community stakeholders in advance of the session in order to provide non-partisan research and key conclusions.

The full journal and "Fast Facts" documents are available for review and download online.

2017 Policy Papers

2015 Policy Papers